Who needs a flu vaccine?
Flu vaccines (and no-cost wellness exams) will be available for retirees age 65+ at the William H. Daniel Turfgrass Research and Diagnostic Center located at 1340 Cherry Lane, West Lafayette, as follows:
|Friday, September 29||8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.|
|Friday, October 6||8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.|
|Friday, October 13||8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.|
No-cost wellness exams will be available all three days from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.; 6-hour fast recommended.
Note: Construction alert
For information on current construction affecting Cherry Lane, please see the Cherry Lane Realignment Project - WLMoves information, which includes detour maps and closure plans.
Drive-through flu shot options
Additionally, drive-through flu shots will be available at the Center for Healthy Living (CHL), located at 1400 W. State St., Building B, Suite C, on Purdue’s West Lafayette campus, and PURA members are welcome to utilize the drive-through.
Drive-through flu shots will be offered on the south side of the center, with both morning and evening time slots available for added convenience. The CHL drive-through flu shot schedule is as follows:
|Wednesday, September 27||7 to 9 a.m.|
|Thursday, September 28||4 to 6 p.m.|
|Wednesday, October 4||7 to 9 a.m.|
|Thursday, October 5||4 to 6 p.m.|
The following vaccines will be available:
- Fluad Quadrivalent, which is designed for the 65+ population
- Flublok quadrivalent vaccine, which is designed to protect against four different flu viruses; two influenza A viruses and two influenza B viruses. It is approved for use in ages 18 years and older. It is preservative and egg-free.
- Fluzone quadrivalent vaccine, which is designed to protect against four different flu viruses; two influenza A viruses and two influenza B viruses. It is approved for anyone ages 6 months and older.
Other flu shot options
PURA members may also schedule with their respective medical provider or contact their local pharmacies.
Call Purdue Human Resources at
For more information on PURA, visit
In all cases, we urge you to get your flu shot early, especially if you want a high-dose injection.